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Jupiter Has Auroras, Just Like Earth

The aurora borealis is one of the most awe-inspiring sights on Eartht. But it's not exclusive to us. In 2016, the Hubble Telescope captured a stunning light display at the north pole of Jupiter, just in time for the Juno probe to pass through the planet's atmosphere. Watch the video below to see Jupiter's aurora in action, then keep scrolling for more on where the aurora comes from.

Jupiter's Auroras 'Dance' In Hubble Time-Lapse

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Written by Curiosity Staff June 9, 2017